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Old    Adrenaline Junkie (kgoings)      Join Date: Apr 2005       05-30-2007, 12:30 PM Reply   
Sealed box, under the drivers dash faceing torwards the rear center of the boat.

I have Polk tower speakers.
Old    Sam (wake1823)      Join Date: Dec 2005       05-30-2007, 12:41 PM Reply   
Has anyone tried using some of the high effeceiency pro audio subs, coated in "the wet look" ? not the mid range drivers.
Old    Adam Curtis (acurtis_ttu)      Join Date: May 2004       05-30-2007, 12:44 PM Reply   
I should have a couple diamond audio d6 12's in my boat by friday, pushed by massive audio amps. will let you know then.

(Message edited by acurtis_Ttu on May 30, 2007)
Old    Nu Bu (05mobiuslsv)      Join Date: Apr 2006       05-30-2007, 1:29 PM Reply   
I've got a JL 12w6v2 under there and it slams hard with about 450 watts rms.
Old    Mike (ponyh8r)      Join Date: Dec 2004       05-30-2007, 8:29 PM Reply   
I would say JL W6 or if you're crazy a W7
Old    CAR (super_air)      Join Date: Jun 2005       05-30-2007, 8:33 PM Reply   
If money is not a factor there is not much out there that will beat a W7 that is powered correctly. I run 3 of them in my Super Air, one under the drivers side and two on the passengers side in sealed boxes with 1600 watts going to each one. It will make your eyeballs shake literally.
Old    Sam (wake1823)      Join Date: Dec 2005       05-31-2007, 6:57 AM Reply   
CAR, that's a pretty bold statement.....you put close to 1600 watts to any sub that can handle that kind of power and it will do the same thing.
Old    "G" (grant_west)      Join Date: Jun 2005       05-31-2007, 8:51 AM Reply   
Ill back up CAR. Ya its a bold statment and Im sure CAR is not trying to be a jack a$$ or anything its just his opinion and he has 3 of them . I pretty much have the same opinion but I have 4 of them But because of the title of this thread I wouldnt normaly post in it because any thread with THE BEST in it is bound to get blanket statments in it that ruffel feathers like what mabey CAR did to Sam. So trying to get back on track and offer some advice I will ask a question and then give my opinion. AJ: Are you looking for somthing that just pounds or somthing that is more a sound quality sub. IMO Some subs are louder and offer more bass with less accuracy or SQ and others subs are not as loud but are more accurate and offer tighter cleaner bass. Depending on what you looking 4 there is a ton of diffrent sub/amp combos to choose.
Old    Adrenaline Junkie (kgoings)      Join Date: Apr 2005       05-31-2007, 9:16 AM Reply   
I would guess I am looking for SQ. I haven't had a sub in even my car since high school (almost 15yrs ago) and I had 2 fosgate 12's with a fosgate punch amp back then. I think I like the W6, putting one W6 in what amp would you consider?
Old    P. Van Every (boss210)      Join Date: Jun 2006       05-31-2007, 10:21 AM Reply   
I have heard Alumapro are a good speaker, my buddy just put a 10 in his boat powered by a 600 w amp and it rocks
Old    CAR (super_air)      Join Date: Jun 2005       05-31-2007, 10:53 AM Reply   
Sam- It wasn't a statement it was a fact, there isn't much out there that can beat a W7 that is powered correctly. It is clean and it humps with a lot of power and I am running them in sealed boxes which is what he asked about. Never said anything about it being the best.
Old    KG (iagainsti)      Join Date: Apr 2004       05-31-2007, 2:49 PM Reply   
A JL W6 is a very good sub in all aspects. Its loud with good SQ. Not the best out there but a great all around sub. A good amp for the W6 is JL slash 500/1 I think the W6 series are rated 400w rms. Beware JL is on the high end of the pricing scale.
Old    Tanner Russell (tanner)      Join Date: Oct 2005       05-31-2007, 9:59 PM Reply   
If money's no object grab you an IDMAX, the Adire stuff is niceeee too! BUT adire is no more sadly :-(

(Message edited by tanner on May 31, 2007)
Old    Adrenaline Junkie (kgoings)      Join Date: Apr 2005       06-01-2007, 8:31 AM Reply   
Thanks KG..

So what is something that is around JL's quality but on the medium pricing scale?? Curious
Old    James B (slmracer9)      Join Date: Mar 2007       06-01-2007, 9:04 AM Reply   
TC Sounds are unbelievable. You do not even hear people talking about JL Audio subs on the car audio front anymore. TC Sounds are order direct only and when you call them they will spend hours on the phone with you designing and mapping out your system. I have been a JL Audio beiever forever and they still sound good, but the TC stuff is very nice quality for less money because you are not paying a middle man or for a name brand. Check them out!
Old    Sam (wake1823)      Join Date: Dec 2005       06-01-2007, 10:00 AM Reply   
Amen, James.

adrenaline, if you haevn't figured it out yet, this forum is very bias towards JL audio.

Some I would reccomend, Trio, Massive Audio (there are alot better than they used to be) even kicker.

Spend a few hours on a car audio forum and see what those guys are talking about....it seems like JL gets about as much attention as a I/O on this site.
Old    Adrenaline Junkie (kgoings)      Join Date: Apr 2005       06-01-2007, 10:29 AM Reply   
Okay thanks...what about amps?? Good amps for a medium price (not looking for the best of the best)
Old    Nu Bu (05mobiuslsv)      Join Date: Apr 2006       06-01-2007, 10:31 AM Reply   
Kicker, Memphis, Fosgate. The kickers and fosgates are very underrated. The memphis are also good amps just don't make much more than rated power in my experience.
Old    Andy Parsons (sanddragon2004)      Join Date: Jul 2005       06-01-2007, 10:57 AM Reply   
kicker L7s!
Old    Hate N Pain (hatepain)      Join Date: Aug 2006       06-01-2007, 9:38 PM Reply   
I like JBL GTI's they sound phenominal and are really really tight clean bass while not being overly expensive. Here is a link to them http://www.woofersetc.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=product.display&Product_ID=31 28 if you want to check them out. You will need to throw some pretty good power at them though.

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